Offshore LNG News


Petronas Posts Lower Profit, Warns of Market Volatility

Feb 26, 2020

Malaysian state oil firm Petronas said on Wednesday its fourth-quarter profit slumped 71%, hurt by impairment costs and lower prices of major products.Petronas said profit after tax for the October-December period fell to 4.1 billion ringgit ($968…

Woodside, BHP Align Scarborough Gas Field Interests

Feb 26, 2020

Australian companies Woodside and BHP have agreed to align their participating interests across the WA-1-R (Scarborough) and WA-62-R (North Scarborough) titles containing the undeveloped Scarborough gas field.The alignment will result in Woodside holding a 73…

Worley Bags Mozambique LNG Work with Total

Feb 21, 2020

French oil company Total has awarded oilfield services firm Worley two master service agreements (MSAs) for services at the Mozambique LNG Project.The Mozambique LNG project, previously operated by Anadarko, will be Mozambique’s first onshore LNG development…

EU Clears OLT Takeover by SNAM and FSI

Feb 18, 2020

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of OLT Offshore LNG Toscana by SNAM and the UK’s First State Investments International (FSI), under the EU merger regulation.According to the Commission, OLT is active in the management of…

Woodside Pushes Back Browse FID Again

Feb 14, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has delayed the long-expected Final Investment Decision for the massive Browse gas development off W. Australia again. The offshore area comprising the Brecknock, Calliance, and Torosa fields - the Browse resource - sits in the offshore Browse Basin…

CNOOC, Oz LNG Player Ratings Unaffected by Force Majeure

Feb 14, 2020

S&P Global said on Thursday that China National Offshore Oil Corp's (CNOOC) recent declaration of force majeure on some liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports will not affect its ratings or that of Australian LNG exporters.CNOOC, China's biggest LNG importer…

Woodside: Weak LNG Prices, Coronavirus Slowing Projects

Feb 13, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd warned on Thursday the coronavirus outbreak is hampering its efforts to seal gas deals and sell stakes in a key growth project, as it reported a 25% drop in annual underlying profit. The profit fall was in…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Partners Sign LNG Sales Deal with BP

Feb 12, 2020

Kosmos Energy has said that it has, with its partners in the offshore Senegal/Mauritania Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project, signed a deal to sell 2.45 million tonnes per annum of LNG to BP's subsidiary BP Gas Marketing.The sales and purchase agreement is valid for an initial term of up to 20 years…

Total Beats Quarterly Forecasts Despite Low Oil Price

Feb 06, 2020

Total beat forecasts on Thursday by keeping net adjusted profit for the fourth quarter steady at $3.2 billion despite low oil prices and fulfilled a pledge to boost dividends, lifting the French energy major's shares. Analysts had forecast net profit of about $2…

Gasum LNG for Equinor Shuttle Tankers

Feb 03, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor will have its new shuttle tankers powered by Gasum-supplied LNG. Shuttle tankers are used for transporting oil from offshore oil fields to onshore terminals.Gasum said Friday that the LNG supply would start when the shuttle tankers start operations during 2020…

MOL in Restructuring Excercise

Feb 02, 2020

Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has unveiled a number of new restructuring measures effective April 1, 2020.According to a press release, the  marine transportation provider intends to establish three new divisions and integrate its two tanker divisions to achieve synergy…

Why Senegal's Offshore Licensing Round is Significant

Jan 29, 2020

The long awaited first ever offshore licensing by Senegal has finally been launched as the West Africa country inches closer to achieving its national medium- and long-term hydrocarbon sector investment plan and drive to transform the upstream resource into a source of clean electricity generation…

OSV Orion Fueled with LNG in Germany

Jan 23, 2020

The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel ‘Kairos’, operated by Nauticor, has supplied DEME’s next generation offshore installation vessel Orion, this first such ship-to-ship bunker transfer at the Port of Rostock.Orion is currently at the Liebherr construction yard in the Port of Rostock…

Woodside Finalizes Gas Deal with Uniper

Dec 24, 2019

Oil and gas producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to German utility Uniper SE for 13 years starting 2021.Under the agreement, Woodside said it would initially supply up to 0…

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